Awards

Best Performance - EME Awards - 1983 – Mulata do MK
Press Award - Ngoma Mozambique - 1992 - Josefina
Popular Song of the Year - Ngoma Mozambique - 1994 – Julieta
Best Song of the Year - Ngoma Mozambique - 1996 – Afrikiti
Popular Song of the Year - Ngoma Mozambique - 2008
Popular Song of the Year - Ngoma Mozambique - 2010
Best Alternative Song of the Year - MOAMAS - 2010
Mozart Award, Best Musician - UNESCO - 1997
Best Male Music Video (Nomination) - Channel O Music Video Awards - 2005
Cultural Personality of the Year - Jornal Notícias - 2008
Best Pop Music - MMA - 2009 - Olumwengo Remix
Cultural Personality - Jornal Savana - 2012
Best Selling CD - MMA - 2013 - 30 Anos de Carreira (Compilation)
Best PALOP Artist (Nomination)- African Entertainment Award - 2015
Best Contemporary Music - MMA - 2015 - Xitchuketa Marrabenta
Best Selling CD - MMA - 2015 - Boleia Africana/Os Sete Pecados Capitais
Condecoração do Grau de Oficial da Ordem do Mérito - Presidência da República de Portugal - 2016